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  • Tanzanian water authority issues 'historic' green bond

    26 February 2024

    Tanga Urban Water Supply and Sanitation Authority (Tanga UWASA) has issued a TZS53.1 billion ($21 million) 'water green bond,' which is believed to be the first municipal agency sustainable bond issuance in East Africa

  • Mitsui OSK Lines to issue 'first' shipping firm blue bond

    19 December 2023

    Japanese firm Mitsui OSK Lines plans to raise JPY10 billion ($70 million) through a blue bond in January, believed to be the first issued by a shipping firm using recent International Capital Market Association (ICMA) guidelines.

  • Jefferies: Investors need better water dependency data

    01 June 2023

    Corporate data on water dependencies needs to improve to enable investors to understand water-related risks, an executive at the research arm of US investment bank Jefferies has said.

  • Controversial sustainable agriculture products poised for growth, says Morningstar

    20 April 2023

    Genetically modified (GM) seeds and fertilisers will flourish in the shift towards a more sustainable agricultural future, despite safety concerns, a Morningstar executive said.

  • Water quality: a critical pillar of biodiversity

    22 March 2023

    Tighter regulation could help investors improve water quality and tackle biodiversity loss, write Lisa Beauvilain and Johan Florén

  • CDP: Finance industry must limit water risk 'blind spots'

    20 March 2023

    More financial institutions need to assess their water risks to help reduce their risk "blind spots", with banks leading the way so far, disclosures platform CDP said.

  • $8.9trn investors back sustainable water initiative

    16 August 2022

    64 global institutional investors, representing $8.9 trillion assets under management, have committed to engage with companies on sustainable water usage, in what was billed as a first-of-its-kind initiative.